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Dr Dawn Bradley

Dr Dawn Bradley is the founder of Summit Psychology Services and is the training and development lead.

 

Dawn has worked in education since 1998 and is a highly experienced psychologist. She works with a wide range of service users including multi-academy trusts, education communities, social care, fostering support agencies, clinicians, local authorities, virtual schools for looked after children, young people, and families.


Dawn is an accredited and quality assured Emotional Literacy Support Assistant trainer, member of the national ELSA network steering group, Emotion Coaching practitioner trainer, Schools Trauma Informed and Attachment Aware programme leader and EMDR therapist.

 

She offers supervision, consultation at all levels, training, and development, SEND support and EMDR therapy.

B.Sc (Dual Hons.), QTS (Secondary), EdD, MBPsS,

C.Psychol, AFBPsS, RAPPS

HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist

Educational, Child, and Trauma Psychology

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Barbara Petrie

Barbara Petrie is a member of the Summit Psychology Service's ELSA training and supervision team and is also a professional partner.

 

Barbara has worked for over twenty six years as an Educational Psychologist in Local Authorities, including ten years as a Specialist
Senior for Early Years. She was the strategic lead for the government's Early Support Programme and
has led Critical
Incident Teams within local authorities, supporting many schools during such events.

 

Barbara spent four years on the Wirral Borough local authority fostering panel and has worked voluntarily with the national charity, Winston’s Wish. In this role she supported children and young people through bereavement and loss during residential weekends.

B.A.Hons. PGCE, MEd (Dist), M.Sc. 

C.Psychol, AFBPsS

HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist

Educational and Child Psychology

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Dr Severine Thompson

Dr Severine Thompson has over ten years experience as an Educational Psychologist and has worked as part of a psychology service in three local authorities.
 
Severine began her career as a primary school teacher in 1997 and was a SENCO before going on to train as an Educational and Child Psychologist in 2008.
 
Severine works with educational communities to understand the SEND and presenting needs of children and young people in an educational context.

Her work with educational communities is informed by principles drawn from Drama Therapy, Theraplay, Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) and Sensory Attachment Intervention.
 
Severine continues to develop specialist skills in relational care, trauma, social, emotional, and wellbeing needs.

B.Ed (Primary), PG Dip (Drama in Education); PG Cert (Drama in Education); Psychology (PG Conv.), DEdCPsy

HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist

Educational and Child Psychology

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Tim Watson

Tim Watson is is an independent child and educational psychologist, founder of New Horizons Psychology, and is based in Cheshire.

 

Tim is a member of the Summit Psychology Service's training team and works with us as a professional partner.

 

Tim is a highly skilled and experienced practitioner psychologist. He has worked as an Educational Psychologist within a Local Authority context in the North West of England for many years.

 

He has been a Senior Educational Psychologist where he first developed particular interests and skills in social and emotional aspects of learning, attachment, resilience, and residential child care.

MA Hons, PGCE, MEd Ed Psych, MBPsS 



HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist

Educational and Child Psychology

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Tracie Ward


Tracie Ward has worked in education since 1999 and is a qualified primary teacher.

 

Tracie has invaluable knowledge and skills gained from her experiences of working in specialist provision and short stay educational settings supporting children with social, emotional and wellbeing needs. Tracie uses systemic approaches to support schools, families, and children who are at risk of exclusion. She offers bespoke support packages to schools and evidences inclusion.

 

Tracie is training as a systemic family psychotherapist and DDP (Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy) therapist. She is an Emotion Coach and an accredited facilitator of The Healing Together Program for supporting children who have experienced domestic violence (Innovating Minds CIC). 

B.A Hons., PGCE (Primary)

Systemic Behaviour Consultant

Educational Communities: Primary Sector

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We are a service that organically grows in response to the needs of all of our service users and what they say will help them.
 

We are also growing and are looking for experienced part-time office and clerical support during term time. You will need to have a valid DBS certificate for working in the child workforce.

Please feel free to send us a video link to your 'about you' video, a podcast, a CV, a blog, or any other medium where you can introduce yourself.

If who we are and our ethos resonates with you, please get in touch.